Woman's bonnet

Woman's hat

American
mid-19th century


Place of Use: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States; Place of Manufacture: probably United States

Dimensions

Overall: 22.2 x 17.8 x 25.4 cm (8 3/4 x 7 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.110

Medium or Technique

Dyed and braided straw, plain weave silk

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Green and brown straw bonnet, green silk lining, pleated purple silk ribbon bavolet or curtain at back, purple silk ribbon ties

Provenance

Worn by a member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone